Christian Malford, Wiltshire Family History Guide
Christian Malford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.
Other places in the parish include: Avon.
Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: All Saints
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1653
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.
Parishes adjacent to Christian Malford
- Sutton Benger
- Bremhill with Foxham and Highway
- Great Somerford
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CHRISTIAN-MALFORD, a village, a parish, and a sub-district in Chippenham district, Wilts. The village stands on the river Avon, adjacent to the Great Western railway, 4½ miles NE of Chippenham; and has a post office under Chippenham. The parish comprises 3,104 acres. Real property, £6,900. Pop., 898. Houses, 203. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged anciently to Glastonbury abbey. The parish is a meet for the Beaufort hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £672. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is good; and there is an Independent chapel. The sub-district contains seven parishes and an extra-parochial tract. Acres, 12,609. Pop., 3,190. Houses, 700.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Avon, in Christian-Malford par. P. 19.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845
Avon, a tything, in the parish of Christian-Malford, union and hundred of Chippenham, Chippenham and Calne, and N. divisions of Wilts, 3 miles (NE) from Chippenham; containing 76 inhabitants.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.
Marriages at Christian Malford 1653-1812 – UK Genealogy Archives
Civil Registration District: Chippenham
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
Rural Deanery: Malmesbury
Poor Law Union: Chippenham
Hundred: Chippenham; North Damerham